Hiking Red Hill Valley/Bruce Trail

  • 27 Feb 2024
  • 9:15 AM
  • Rosedale Arena, 100 Greenhill Ave., Hamilton
  • 0

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  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

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HIKE TITLE

Red Hill Valley/Bruce Trail

DATE

Tuesday February 27, 2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

 
905 659 6768,

 289 556 6707 Day of hike (including same day cancellations)

GENERAL LOCATION

Rosedale Area, East Hamilton

START TIME

9:15 for a 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Rosedale Arena

100 Greenhill Ave.

Hamilton

Cochrane Rd. from Lawerence Rd. or King St.

Rosedale Arena

DISTANCE

Approx. 12 km.

PACE

 Moderate to fast, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3-4 Hours.

TERRAIN 

 Moderate. Some Great ups and downs. Typical Bruce Trail—Rocky sections. Some street walking involved.

TYPE OF HIKE:

A big loop.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

The hike will take in portions of the beautiful Red Hill Valley up to Albion Falls. Depending on trail conditions, we will return by the Bruce Trail or an easier route through Kings Forest Golf Course. (Golf balls in Feb.?)

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes

CANCELLATION

  If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike.  Up to 19 Hikers are welcome to participate in this event

WHAT TO BRING

Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes

Water, drinks, snacks, and sunscreen.

Prepare for Mother Nature!!

Icers may be necessary.

GUIDING NOTES:

HIKE PACE -  Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are average and depending on the terrain.

TERRAIN - Easy: mostly flat and usually good footing (i.e. rail trails, Confederation Park, Bay Front Park), Moderate: some hills and/or poor footing (Bruce Trail, Dundas Valley, etc.) and Challenging: steep hills and strenuous footing (Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, Dundas Valley and Red Hill Valley). Please note variations can be expected with weather conditions.

Attention Non-Members:  If you are thinking about becoming a member, The Halton Outdoor Club invites you to take part in up to two club activities as a Non-Member. After that, please join our club so we can welcome you as a member.

Attention Past Members:  You are not entitled to two trial activities. Please renew your membership to take advantage of all that the Club has to offer.


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